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  • Font variable
  • Color of the icon bar of the window
  • Color of an edit control
  • Color of text in a Static control
  • Color of the text in a button
  • Color of the text in a Radio Button or Check Box control
  • Color of the text in a List Box or Combo Box control
  • Color of a TreeView control
  • Text color of a cell, row or column in a Table control
  • Color of a ListView control
  • Color of an Image control
  • Color of a Tab control
  • Color of a Sidebar control
  • Color of a Bar Code control
  • Limits
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Stored procedures
..Color is used to find out and modify the font color for:
  • a Font variable.
  • a text displayed in a Static control or in a Calculated control of a report.
  • a text displayed in a window control.
  • a text displayed in a page control.
  • Versions 16 and later
    a caption of a menu option.
    New in version 16
    a caption of a menu option.
    a caption of a menu option.
The effects of ..Color depend on the type of control (see "Remarks" for more details).
Remark: A Font variable is black by default.
Example
// The text color is modified according to the displayed value
IF EDT_Total>15000 THEN
EDT_Total..Color = LightRed
END
Reports and QueriesUser code (UMC)PHPAjax
// Define the characteristics of a Font variable
Font1 is Font
Font1..Name = "Arial"
Font1..Size = 14
Font1..Color = LightYellow
// Apply the font to "MyControl"
MyControl..Font = Font1
Syntax

Finding out the text color Hide the details

<Result> = <Element used>..Color
<Result>: Integer or constant
Color of specified element. This color can correspond to:
<Element used>: Name of control or Font variable
Name of element for which the text color must be found. This element can correspond to:
  • the name of a control in a window or in a page.
  • the name of a report control.
  • the name of a Font variable.

Modifying the text color Hide the details

<Element used>..Color = <New color>
<Element used>: Name of control or Font variable
Name of element for which the text color must be modified. This element can correspond to:
  • the name of a control in a window or in a page.
  • the name of a report control.
  • the name of a Font variable.
<New color>: Integer or constant
New color for the specified element. This color can correspond to:
Remarks
Reports and QueriesUser code (UMC)PHPAjax

Font variable

A font can be created from a Font variable.
To define the font characteristics, use:
This font can be used:
Assigning a font to a control:
  • if the Font variable has no specific color, the color of the text displayed in the control is kept.
  • if the Font variable has a specific color, this color is applied to the text displayed in the control.
JavaUser code (UMC)

Color of the icon bar of the window

  • If the window is an "MDI parent" window, ..Color is used to find out and modify the color of the icon bar of the window.
  • ..Color is ignored if the window is not an "MDI parent" window.

Color of an edit control

..Color is used to find out and modify the color of the text typed.
Reports and QueriesJavaUser code (UMC)PHPAjax

Color of text in a Static control

..Color is used to find out and modify the color of the text found in a Static control.
Reports and QueriesJavaUser code (UMC)PHPAjax

Color of the text in a button

..Color is used to find out and modify the color of the text found in a button.
Reports and QueriesJavaUser code (UMC)PHPAjax

Color of the text in a Radio Button or Check Box control

..Color is used to find out and modify the color of the text for all the options found in a Radio Button or Check Box control.
Reports and QueriesJavaUser code (UMC)PHP

Color of the text in a List Box or Combo Box control

..Color is used to find out and modify the color of the text for all the options found in a list box.
JavaUser code (UMC)PHPAjax

Color of a TreeView control

..Color is used to find out and modify the color of all the captions displayed in a TreeView control.
To find out or modify the text color of an option in the TreeView control, specify the element with one of the following syntaxes:
  • TreeViewName[RowNum]
  • TreeViewName[<Element path>] where Element path is a character string in the following format:
    "<Name of root>" + TAB + ["<Name of 1st node>" + TAB +...
    ["<Name of 2nd node>" + TAB + [...]]]"<Leaf name>"
    Examples:
TREE_TreeView2[2]..Color = LightGreen // Colors the second row in green
TREE_MyTreeView["Recipe" + TAB + "Dessert"]..Color = LightRed
JavaUser code (UMC)PHPAjax

Text color of a cell, row or column in a Table control

  • To find out or modify the text color of an option in a Table control, specify the cell with the following syntax: TableName[RowNum][ColumnNum].
    For example, the following code is used to modify the color of the text displayed in the cell on the first row, second column:
    TABLE_Table1[1][2]..Color = DarkBlue
  • To find out or modify the text color of a row in a Table control, specify the row with the following syntax: TableName[RowNum].
  • To find out and modify the text color of a column in a Table control, use ..Color with the name of the column.
Caution: To keep the text color when selecting a row in a browsing Table control, ..Color must be used in the event "Selecting a table row".
JavaUser code (UMC)

Color of a ListView control

..Color is used to find out and modify the color of all the captions displayed in a ListView control.
To find out or modify the text color of an option in the ListView control, specify the element with the following syntax: ListViewName[RowNum].
For example, the following code is used to color the text of the second row of the ListView control green:
LSV_ListView1[2]..Color = LightGreen
Caution: In ListView controls, the new color is kept for the visible rows only.
JavaUser code (UMC)

Color of an Image control

..Color is used to find out and modify the background color of an Image control.
JavaUser code (UMC)

Color of a Tab control

Used on a Tab control, ..Color is used to find out and modify the background color of the tabs.
Used on a tab pane, ..Color is used to find out and modify the color of the caption displayed in the tab pane.
For example:
// Modifies the color of the caption for pane 1
TAB_MyTab[1]..Color = LightRed
User code (UMC)

Color of a Sidebar control

..Color is used to find out and modify the background color of the sidebar panes.
User code (UMC)

Color of a Bar Code control

..Color is used to find out and modify the color used for the drawing of the bar code.

Limits

Reports and Queries Limitations on report controls
..Color has no effect on:
  • Image controls.
  • Bar Code controls.
  • RTF controls.
  • Check Box controls.
  • Chart controls.
  • Versions 21 and later
    Signature controls.
    New in version 21
    Signature controls.
    Signature controls.
  • reports.
  • report blocks.
Java ..Color only applies to the following elements:
  • Button control.
  • Static control.
  • Edit control.
  • Image control.
  • Check Box control.
  • Radio Button control.
  • List Box control.
  • Combo Box control.
  • TreeView control.
  • Tab control.
  • Window.
  • Table control.
  • Table column.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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